Underwear Sales Heat Up In Men’s Retail

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Overview

Advances in wicking and temperature control help energize the basics business. ? ? ? ? SEE LIST AT LEFT FOR ALL OF THIS ISSUE'S ARTICLES

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Financial

Hanesbrands Profits Up 31.8% in Quarter

The firm raises full-year guidance based on strong first-quarter results.

clock April 20, 2011Vicki M. Young

People

Man of the Week: Donald Trump

With a sad comb-over and an addiction to poorly executed self-tanner, Trump gets an F.

clock April 21, 2011WWD Staff

From bottom left: Papi’s modal and spandex trunk, DKNY’s cotton and spandex brief, Emporio Armani Underwear’s cotton and elastane trunk, C-IN2’s cotton trunk, Calvin Klein Steel’s nylon and elastane trunk.

Fashion Features

Men’s Innerwear Trend: Trunk Vision

In the kaleidoscopic underwear market, the trunk emerges as the key style.

clock April 21, 2011Alex Badia

2(x)ist focuses on fit, comfort and contrasting colors.

Textiles

Underwear Sales Heat Up in Men’s Retail

Forget simple white briefs: Men’s underwear has discovered fashion and technology.

clock April 21, 2011Karyn Monget

A view of the Puma store in Paris.

Business Features

Puma Opens Eco-Friendly Concept

Revamped Paris flagship features high-tech interactive elements and sustainable design.

clock April 21, 2011Katya Foreman

Christine Day

Activewear

Q&A: Christine Day, Lululemon CEO

The activewear company’s chief executive sat down with WWD to discuss how the brand can win the hearts and minds of the male consumer — and the male analyst.

clock April 21, 2011Alexandra Steigrad

Essentialist

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Business

Textile Group Backs Trump’s Trade and Tax Goals

clock 23hKali Hays

Social Studies